About Us

Our Vision

Every Boston Public Schools student will attend a healthy and sustainable school, and engage with sustainability through academics, co-curricular activities, and leadership opportunities.

Our Focus

Climate & Energy

Climate Justice

Curriculum

Engagement

Food

Green Buildings

Healthy School Environment

Outdoor Education

Transportation

Water

Youth Leadership

Zero Waste

2017-2018 Priorities

1. Water

2. Zero Waste

3. Healthy School Environment

4. Outdoor Classrooms

5. Climate & Energy

MEET THE TEAM

  • Building Services maintains and operates BPS buildings and grounds, and includes Custodial Services, Grounds Services, Equipment Repair Services, and Materials Distribution.

  • The Energy Division utilizes Building Management Systems to monitor and manage all BPS building utilities, and to find efficiency and conservation opportunities while balancing occupancy comfort levels. The Energy Division projects, monitors, and analyzes utility usages and costs, and reports this information on a monthly and annual schedule to BPS leadership.

  • The Environmental Division is responsible for monitoring the environmental quality of BPS buildings and properties, with an emphasis on improving air quality within classrooms, utilizing simple integrated pest management (IPM) techniques, managing asbestos, and testing all water sources used for drinking, food preparation, or medical services.

  • Sustainability & Environmental Resources supports Building Services and the Energy and Environmental Divisions, while providing strategic planning and implementation for BPS in the areas of green buildings, waste, water, energy, and environmental resources, healthy schools, student engagement, and sustainability education.

CONTACT US

BPS Healthy & Sustainable Schools
Facilities Management
1216 Dorchester Ave.
Boston, MA 02125
617-635-9576

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